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Nintendo file a new trademark on the original Game Boy

It has been tweeted by a Japanese trademark bot that Nintendo have filed a new trademark on the original Game Boy, originally released back in 1989, before going on to take the world by storm, ultimately becoming the then-best selling conso...

 
 
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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
 
 
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WayForward's Mummy game is two weeks away

I'm still upbeat about WayForward's The Mummy Demastered, a game that looks far better than you'd ever expect from an official adaptation of 2017's lackluster The Mummy. It's a metroidvania that seems to lean much more on the back half of t...

 
 
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Dragon Force: A game I've waited 20 years to play

Note: If you are wondering who the hell I am, I'm Shawn aka RGT 85 on YouTube. I do retro gaming vids, and Destructoid can use a lil retro loving, so here I am. If you like me, make sure you let people know so they don't throw me back in th...

 
 
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Review: Mystik Belle

Life can be pretty tough to a young, upcoming witch. Just ask Belle MacFae, currently under threat of expulsion from the Hagmore School of Magic. Her crime? She ruined the Walpurgisnacht Brew, which had been painstakingly prepared for a mys...

 
 
 
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What is the most aesthetically pleasing console you own?

Across years of releases, video game consoles have had almost every look under the sun. From the loud, bright-green-on-black of the original Xbox, to the translucent black Sega Saturn which adamantly declares on its disc tray "Thi...

 
 
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Blade Runner: When Westwood dreamt of electric sheep

In the wake of Denis Villeneuve's astounding sequel, Blade Runner 2049, people are once again speaking in excited tones about the potential for a new Blade Runner video game experience. I remember back around 2010, when some mysterious art ...

 
 
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Fear Effect Sedna coming to Nintendo Switch

It has been announced on the official Fear Effect twitter that Fear Effect Sedna, the upcoming strategy game set with the grim, seedy universe, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch.The new title, developed by indie outfit Sushee and publis...

 
 
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Video Review: Pokemon Gold (3DS)

I'm gonna bet Crystal will arrive sometime in December but, with that said, here's my video review for Pokémon Gold! A game that brings up so many memories for me. A little fun fact about myself: I went to Japan... when I was like ei...

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee is getting a collector's box with a new statue

Yooka-Laylee has been a bit of a contentious game for many. While diehard fans of Rare's classic 3D platformers are in love with the title, a lot of people have complained about the antiquated design choices that developer Playtronic took w...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Gold

Pokémon for me personally was a defining piece of media growing up. I can still recall recess at school and seeing groups of kids huddled around Game Boy screens or playing the card game. I even remember the first episode of Pok&eacu...

 
 
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Neo Geo revamp Metal Slug X coming to Switch tomorrow

SNK's cathartic shoot 'em up Metal Slug X is coming to the Nintendo Switch this week as the latest title off of HAMSTER's "ACA Neo Geo Classics" conveyor belt.The 1999 release was an upgrade to Metal Slug 2, which had only been released on ...

 
 
 
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Review: Pokemon Silver

As someone who grew up in the late '90's and early 2000's, I was a huge fan of the Pokémon series as a child. I was the type of person who'd make it a habit to wake up as early as possible to watch the latest episode of the anim...

 
 
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Why I am genuinely rooting for the Bubsy reboot

In what seems like the most bizarre announcement in recent memory, Bubsy is back. This idea was met with basically the entire Internet exclaiming "Really? who asked for this?" Our own Joel Peterson wrote many words explaining why the game b...

 
 
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SNK brawler Burning Fight now available for download

SNK's shameless Final Fight clone Burning Fight, is now available for download as the next title in the ACA classics range.The sluggish brawler, originally released for Neo Geo hardware back in 1991, has players choose from one of three cha...

 
 
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Did you pick up the elusive SNES Mini today?

Nintendo Friday madness is upon us. I know the feeling all too well, waking up before the break of dawn to go hunt for amiibo -- a practice I gave up shortly after the disastrous Wave 4 debacle. Rather, today is all about the SNES Classic, ...

 
 




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Luckrequired

This is old now but I feel it fits in with #SpookyToid and also I cant stop watching

 
Occams

Canadian Dtoiders, enlighten me as to what this

 
Chris Moyse

Candy Corn is a thing we basically dont have over Well, it exists, but youd have to make a effort to get hold of We pretty much only just started importing Oh Henry! bars last couple of In unrelated news, I miss Dere already :(

 
Pumpkin Spice Fuzunga

The following year I bought a PS4 and never looked

 
Gus TT Showbiz

Geometry shapes my

 
Raiku Skeletonford

Whats scarier to you? Being chased by a skeleton or the fact that you live in a world where this POS and a direct sequel exists? Im picking the

 
Shoggoth2588

So I made it to Sheol and the fight with Satan for the first time and Im so pissed! I was so damned close! Graaaaaahhh!!

 
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Streaming Link to the Past Randomizer again for a Check it Link in

 
Cedi

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Electric Reaper

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